Honeywell spinoffs still have appeal

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Honeywell International Inc. (New York symbol HON) recently spun off two of its smaller operations—Garrett Motion and Resideo Technologies. Both stocks are down since they become independent firms. Slow starts, however, are… Read More

Q: Hello Pat: I’ve been following your advice since the mid-nineties. Throughout the good and the bad, my portfolio has held up very well. I would like your opinion on the following stocks: Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) NYSE, Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (BHF) Nasdaq, Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) NYSE, and ADRs of ING Group, NYSE. Thanks again!

A: Oceaneering International, $15.15, symbol OII on New York (Shares outstanding: 98.5 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; www.oceaneering.com), is a deep-water oilfield services company. Its ROV segment builds and operates remotely operated vehicles (ROVs); Subsea Products builds custom subsea hardware; and Subsea Projects has vessels… Read More

Earnings jump for parent and spinoff

Earnings jump for parent and spinoff

Studies show that both a spinoff and its former parent company perform better than comparable firms for several years following their split. That’s especially so with industry leaders like these now-independent firms.

The world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company and the world’s largest hotel franchise… Read More